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My husband is joint on our mortgage he left 7 years ago has

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Customer: hi my husband is joint on our mortgage he left 7 years ago has made no payments towards the mortgage. i have paid it myself. my son of 15 and i still live in property which is in negative equity by £80000 can he force me to sell and put me in debt ?? i do not make enough of a salary for bank to take his name of Mortgage
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Customer: husband wants to sell house to get his name off of the mortgage i dont want to sell as i would loose the £100,800 which i have paid also then be in £80000 debt as im not sure he would stay in country and pay any of the debt
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Family Law
Expert:  Thomas Judge replied 1 year ago.

Let me see if I can help and please rate positive.

How many rooms does the house have and are you getting maintenance?

Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for your question

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How much is the property worth and how much is outstanding on the mortgage?

How did the negative equity come to be so large?